Nursing Careers at Lifespan

RN - Pediatric Transport Job

Job Number: RIH7110

Job Title: Per Diem- Pediatric Transport Registered Nurse - Lifepact Pediatric Division

Department: Lifepact Pediatric Division - 1012123

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI


Must have current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Rhode Island or in another state that participates in the Nurse Licensure Compact. Baccalaureate in nursing preferred. Basic Life Support and PALS certification required. Must obtain TNCC, ACLS, burn, and NRP training within one year in position. Must complete credentialing specific to transport within 3 months.

Three years current experience as a professional nurse providing care to infants and pediatric patients within a pediatric intensive care unit is required.

Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to pediatric patients, with consideration of the aging processes, human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.

Transport nurses will be expected to obtain advanced skills training within the determined orientation period. Such advanced skills will include but are not limited to LMA intubations, EJ lines, and intraosseus placement. Any advanced skills designation, will be jointly determined in congruence with scope of practice, certifications, licensure, training and ongoing maintenance of competence and assurance of appropriate liability
coverage.

PREFERRED:

3 years current Pedi ICU or Pedi ED experience. BLS and PALS Certification


Under the direct supervision of the Clinical Manager (or designee) the Pediatric Transport Nurse will implement, supervise, and evaluate the nursing care of each patient on transport using a nursing process and in accordance with established departmental policies and procedures. Provides for all inter-facility pediatric transport referrals and performs related administrative duties in support of the pediatric critical care transport team.